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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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Britain will not exclude possible EU oversight of UK borders after Brexit

LONDON Britain will not rule out the possibility that the European Union may retain oversight of customs controls at UK borders after it leaves the bloc, as the country seeks ways to keep unhindered access to EU markets following Brexit.

31 Jul 2017

Shell plans 400 job cuts at Dutch projects and technology department

LONDON Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to cut more than 400 jobs in the Netherlands, mainly at its major projects and energy technology operations, as the oil giant shifts its business model in response to lower oil prices, according to an internal document seen by Reuters.

09 Jul 2017

Silence over whether Grenfell Tower materials passed safety test

LONDON The cladding system used on London's Grenfell Tower would only have met British regulatory standards if the two main materials had passed a key safety test together, according to a Reuters analysis of the building code and data on the materials.

24 Jun 2017

Arconic knowingly supplied flammable panels for use in tower - emails

LONDON Six emails sent by and to an Arconic Inc sales manager raise questions about why the company supplied combustible cladding to a distributor for use at Grenfell Tower, despite publicly warning such panels were a fire risk for tall buildings.

22 Jun 2017

Daimler’s Uber rival mytaxi expands into Romania

LONDON Mytaxi, the ride hailing app owned by German carmaker Daimler , has agreed to buy a Romanian rival as part of efforts to create a pan-European service to take on Uber.

16 Jun 2017

Maker of panels at London Tower cautioned on high-rise fire risk

LONDON The manufacturer of the panels used to clad the London tower block where at least 30 people died in a fire this week advised customers against using its polyethylene-cored tiles -- the ones reportedly used at Grenfell Tower -- in high rise buildings.

16 Jun 2017

Maker of panels at London Tower cautioned on high-rise fire risk

LONDON The manufacturer of the panels used to clad the London tower block where at least 30 people died in a fire this week advised customers against using its polyethylene-cored tiles -- the ones reportedly used at Grenfell Tower -- in high rise buildings.

16 Jun 2017

Maker of panels at London Tower cautioned on high-rise fire risk

LONDON The manufacturer of the panels used to clad the London tower block where at least 30 people died in a fire this week advised customers against using its polyethylene-cored tiles -- the ones reportedly used at Grenfell Tower -- in high rise buildings.

16 Jun 2017

Maker of panels at London Tower cautioned on high-rise fire risk

LONDON, June 16 The manufacturer of the panels used to clad the London tower block where at least 30 people died in a fire this week advised customers against using its polyethylene-cored tiles -- the ones reportedly used at Grenfell Tower -- in high rise buildings.

14 Jun 2017

Planning documents for UK tower in fatal fire omitted safety barriers

LONDON Planning documents detailing the refurbishment of a residential tower block in West London where at least 12 people died in a fire on Wednesday did not refer to a type of fire barrier that building safety experts said should be used when high rise blocks are being re-clad.

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